Spring Bowl-A-Thon a Huge Success

Employees of Wells Fargo, #1 Fundraising Team at the Spring Challenge.

Employees of Wells Fargo, #1 Fundraising Team at the Spring Challenge.

Our annual Spring Bowl-A-Thon Challenge was held Saturday, March 8. So many teams signed up that we had to split them between two bowling alleys! Thirty-seven teams bowled for JA at Bowl America Mandarin and Bowl America Southside. The #1 Fundraising Company was Wells Fargo who raised $4,480! Another congratulations to top fundraiser, Gil Pomar of CenterState Bank who raised $2,100 for the Spring Challenge.

Thanks to all participating companies:
Advent Software
Ameris Bank
Carlisle & Gallagher
CenterState Bank
CSX
Deutsche Bank
Driver, McAfee, Peek & Hawthorne, P.L.
Drummond Press
First Southern Bank
Florida Blue
Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.
Northwestern Mutual
SunTrust
The Jacksonville Bank
Wells Fargo

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Bowling for a Cause

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Our first Bowl-A-Thon of the new year is coming up this Saturday! Sponsored by Vistakon, it will be held at Bowl America on San Jose Blvd from 11:30 – 1:30pm.

Sign up for this and future Bowl-A-Thons by contacting Molly Roberts at 904-398-9944 ext.231, molly@jajax.com.

What exactly is a Bowl-A-Thon? Check out our YouTube video to see what it’s all about!

First-Ever “Florida Georgia” Bowl-A-Thon is a Hit

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Two words: Florida Georgia. These words evoke thoughts of the biggest weekend of the year in Jacksonville, when two teams fight out their long-standing football rivalry at EverBank Field.

A different type of competition recently went down pitting Georgia and Florida fans against each other. On Oct. 30 at Latitude 30, Junior Achievement of North Florida held its first-ever Florida Georgia Bowl-A-Thon with teams of Gators and Bulldogs. Continue reading